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Mackena Bell Set for Nationwide Debut; Alex Bowman and Scott Lagasse Jr Pick up Rides
October 30th, 2014 at 1:15 AM
News was breaking on Wednesday in the NASCAR Nationwide Series on many fronts. Mackena Bell is set to make her NASCAR national series debut and Alex Bowman and Scott Lagasse Jr have picked up rides with big time Nationwide Series teams to close out the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Mackena Bell, a 24-year-old...

Kevin Harvick Vows That Matt Kenseth Will not Win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship
October 27th, 2014 at 10:07 PM
With two races left in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Kevin Harvick's road to advancing to Homestead-Miami with a chance at the title is much more difficult than he would like. Harvick was crashed in Sunday's Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway...

Dale Earnhardt Jr Wins for the First Time at Martinsville Speedway
October 26th, 2014 at 9:17 PM
For the first time in his career, Dale Earnhardt Jr has won at Martinsville Speedway. He rallied from fifth on a restart with five laps to go on Sunday in the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500, to grab the lead and then hold off his Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon. ***PHOTO1*** The...

Darrell Wallace Jr Wins Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway for Third Win of Season
October 25th, 2014 at 6:49 PM
Saturday's Kroger 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway was a physical affair, but in the end it was Darrell Wallace Jr driving to victory lane for the third time in the 2014 season. Wallace picked up his first career Truck Series win in this same race...

Jamie McMurray Wins Pole for Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway
October 24th, 2014 at 9:29 PM
The seventh race of the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and the first race of the Eliminator Round will have a non-Chase driver starting from the pole. Jamie McMurray set the fast lap in Round 2 of knockout qualifying on Friday at Martinsville Speedway to grab the pole...

Brendan Gaughan Will Return to Richard Childress Racing for 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series
October 24th, 2014 at 12:53 AM
Richard Childress Racing announced on Thursday that Brendan Gaughan will return to the team driving the No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. The 39-year-old veteran NASCAR driver is wrapping up his first full season with RCR in what is currently called the NASCAR...

NASCAR Announces 2015 Changes for the NASCAR XFINITY Series and Camping World Truck Series
October 22nd, 2014 at 11:24 PM
On Wednesday, NASCAR announced some changes that will take affect in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (now Nationwide Series) and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starting with the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** Both series will use a qualifying format similar to the one used in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series currently. The Truck...

NASCAR Does not Penalize Ryan Newman’s Team Following Talladega Inspection Process
October 22nd, 2014 at 1:43 AM
Shortly after the conclusion of the GEICO 500 on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, news broke that Ryan Newman's No. 31 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet failed post-race inspection for being too low in the rear. Newman had finished fifth in the final race of the Contender Round of the Chase for...

Kyle Fowler to Make NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Debut This Weekend at Martinsville Speedway
October 21st, 2014 at 12:43 AM
GO FAS Racing has entered 22-year-old Kyle Fowler as the driver of the Frank Stoddard Jr owned No. 32 Ford for this coming weekend's Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinville Speedway. With only 43 cars on the initial entry list the Smyrna, Georgia native looks poised to make his...

Doug Coby Clinches Second Championship in Three Seasons as Ryan Preece Wins Finale
October 20th, 2014 at 9:04 PM
On Sunday at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, Doug Coby wrapped up the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship for 2014 to go along with his 2012 title. His 17th place finish was the worst of the season for him, but he still won the championship by 22 points over Ryan Preece. ***PHOTO1*** Preece,...

Brad Keselowski Saves Championship Chances After Winning Wild GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway
October 19th, 2014 at 7:34 PM
NASCAR's new Chase for the Sprint Cup playoff format reached the next cutoff and the 2012 champion, Brad Keselowski, had his back against the wall, needing a win to ensure his advancement into the final eight. Keselowski did just that after surviving near disaster early in the race and then...

Timothy Peters Wins Fred’s 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race at Talladega
October 19th, 2014 at 1:52 AM
It took a green-white-checkered finish, but Red Horse Racing and Timothy Peters was able to hold of the field of trucks in the Fred's 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday afternoon. The win was the first of the 2014 season for Peters and the...

Brian Vickers Wins Pole for GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway
October 18th, 2014 at 7:34 PM
The elimination race of the Contender Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup is Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, and it proves to be a wild affair. Things kicked off Saturday with knockout qualifying that left Brian Vickers on the GEICO 500 pole and Ricky Stenhouse Jr and Justin...

Tyler Reddick Wins First Career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Pole at Talladega Superspeedway
October 17th, 2014 at 8:54 PM
Brad Keselowski Racing's 18-year-old driver Tyler Reddick won his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series pole in only his 13th start on Friday at Talladega Superspeedway. Reddick set the pole speed for the Fred's 250 Powered by Coca-Cola in Round 3 of knockout qualifying with a speed of 186.827...

Chase Advancement on the Line in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway
October 16th, 2014 at 12:05 PM
Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick accomplished what all of the 12 drivers left in the Contender Round of the new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup had hoped to do. Logano won race one of the round at Kansas Speedway and Kevin Harvick won race two of the round at...

NASCAR Penalizes Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart, but not Matt Kenseth or Denny Hamlin
October 15th, 2014 at 10:39 PM
On Tuesday, NASCAR handed down two penalties stemming from post race altercations from Saturday night's Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Drivers Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart were both fined and placed on probation for their actions. ***PHOTO1*** Keselowski was fined $50,000 and placed on probation for the next four...

Christian PaHud Wins in NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Debut Saturday Night
October 14th, 2014 at 1:14 AM
Christian PaHud, this season's PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge winner, earned a NASCAR K&N Pro Series West start and won his debut race in the Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150 at All American Speedway in Roseville, California this past Saturday. The 21-year-old from Daytona, Ohio drove the No. 99 PEAK Toyota...

Brad Keselowski Picks up 31st Career NASCAR Nationwide Series Victory Friday Night at Charlotte
October 12th, 2014 at 11:43 PM
Brad Keselowski led the final 14 laps of Friday night's Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway to pick up his fourth NASCAR Nationwide Series victory of 2014 and the 31st of his career. Keselowski moved into a tie for fifth all-time with NASCAR Hall of Famer Jack...

Kevin Harvick Wins Bank of America 500 at Charlotte as Tempers Boil Between Chase Contenders
October 12th, 2014 at 8:54 PM
Kevin Harvick stayed ahead of the drama during Saturday night's Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway to record his third win of the 2014 season but first since April. The win advances Harvick through the Contender Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and into the...

Andy Seuss Wraps up NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour Championship as Burt Myers Wins at Charlotte
October 10th, 2014 at 1:12 AM
Andy Seuss won his first career NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour championship on Thursday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway's quarter-mile after finishing fifth in the Southern Slam 150. Burt Myers won a Tour-high fourth race this season. ***PHOTO1*** The 27-year-old Seuss' season ended with 12 top five finishes in the 14 races...